Kara graduated from Fontbonne University in 2006 with a B.A. degree in Elementary Education. She holds Missouri certification in Elementary Education. While studying at Fontbonne, Kara worked at The St. Michael School in the before and after school program. Upon graduation, Kara started working in the Early Education Classrooms at TSMSOC. Kara promotes the love for learning that TSMSOC promotes. Kara believes that all children learn through play and applying skills they are learning to “real world” events. Kara strives to develop her students’ social, emotional, and cognitive abilities. Kara enjoys teaching young children and seeing their excitement for learning.
In her free time, Kara enjoys cooking, yoga, and Pilates. Kara was a ballerina for The Belleville School of Ballet and enjoys telling the story of the Nutcracker to her students.